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FIRE responds aggressively against chancellor’s defense

January 13, 2009

by Brian Feldt

Daily Egyptian

 

A day after SIUC Chancellor Sam Goldman called free speech accusations against the university ‘baseless,' the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has responded, calling Goldman's actions deceitful.

In a release on the group's Web site Tuesday, FIRE said Goldman's letter to the group dated Jan. 7, " ... attacked the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in false and misleading public statements and strongly defended SIUC's Protest Policy despite actually changing the policy in response to a detailed letter from FIRE ... Download file "5"

Schools: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Cases: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale: Free Speech Crisis Over Unconstitutional Policies

NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.

FIRE responds aggressively against chancellor’s defense

January 13, 2009

A day after SIUC Chancellor Sam Goldman called free speech accusations against the university ‘baseless,' the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has responded, calling Goldman's actions deceitful.

In a release on the group's Web site Tuesday, FIRE said Goldman's letter to the group dated Jan. 7, " ... attacked the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in false and misleading public statements and strongly defended SIUC's Protest Policy despite actually changing the policy in response to a detailed letter from FIRE ...

Schools: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Cases: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale: Free Speech Crisis Over Unconstitutional Policies